Sunday, April 14, 2019

Sudan And Algeria Are Now Experiencing Their Arab Spring

Sudan's protest movement appears to have learned lessons from the 2011 Arab Spring.REUTERS

Isma'il Kushkush, The Atlantic: Protesters in Sudan and Algeria Have Learned From the Arab Spring

The demonstrations have their own local characteristics, but there are several parallels.

A photograph has been floating around on social media recently featuring six Arab leaders at a summit meeting in 2010, all with red X marks on them. The first four, from left to right, were deposed during the Arab Spring in 2011: Tunisia’s Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Yemen’s Ali Abdullah Saleh, Libya’s Muammar Qaddafi, and Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak.

The two on the far right—Algeria’s Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir—lasted longer, but it appears their day, too, has come.

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Update: Arab Spring comes later in Sudan and Algeria (Reuters)

WNU Editor: Both countries neighbour Libya, a country that is still mired in civil war since the overthrow of Libyan dictator Qaddafi. If that does not make everyone aware on the need to refrain from violence and factionalism, the continuing carnage in Libya should do just that.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Talking about Sudan and its influence

The weaknesses of Washington go beyond

By 2015, the Podesta Group was the third largest in Washington D.C. ... The firm had a number of foreign governments as clients, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Republic of Iraq and the government of South Sudan."

So far Podesta is untouched

except for keeping a low profile.

once it blows over business as usual

Democrat privilege!

Will Podesta be brought to justice, indicted, convicted, ...